David Shawn Smith


If you were to ask 100 different people this question, you’d probably receive 100 different answers. Leadership means different things to each person which is why it can sometimes be difficult to pinpointwhat exactly leadership is. The dictionary tells us that leadership is “the action of leading a group of people or an organization” but what exactly does that entail? …

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Executive Presence

Executive Presence Many of the factors that set leaders apart are core personality traits.  If you are in a position of leadership, it’s likely that you have displayed these traits and they helped to get you to where you are.  If you don’t feel like you have some of these leadership traits, you might be wondering how you’ll …

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Individual Contributor

Individual Contributor Do you feel that you’re one of those employees with leadership potential but you’ve been overlooked because you don’t have the word “manager” in your job title?  Does everyone seem to come to you when they wantknowledge and assistance?  Do management consult you for information regarding performance of your department? If so, it sounds like you’re an individual contributor. Team …

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Diversity and Inclusion

Inclusion Did you know that improved diversity in the workplace is linked to superior performance and productivity? So many organizations fail to recognize that fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is conducive to higher job satisfaction among staff. This can directly impact the overall success of a company. Sadly, toxic work environments are only too common. Bullying culture results in higher rates …

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